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US-USSR Relations / E. Germany Incident, Arms Control Agreement #317617

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 18, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Potsdam, East Germany: Tom Fenton) Incident in East Germany in which Soviet troops wounded United States military observer examined; details given, scenes shown. [Soviet foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) apologizes.] Similar incident 2 years ago in which United States mission member operating from Potsdam was killed recalled. Implications for United States-USSR verification of latest arms control agreement considered. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) secretary general Lord CARRINGTON - explains Europe's concern with verifiability of arms control agreements.] West Europe's fear that agreement will tip balance of power to USSR explained.

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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